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Video | Taittinger Comtes de Champagne - A family story shaped by quality and finesse

Featuring Pierre-Emmanuel Taittinger, former President and honorary chairman of the eponymous Champagne Taittinger, this short film takes you inside this legendary family-owned Champagne house in Reims. Discover the philosophy behind each label, their historical cellars and Taittinger’s upcoming release, their...

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Travel Tips | Champagne

We continue our series of tips and recommendations for trips to wine regions with a flying visit to Reims, Epernay and the vineyards of Champagne, which lie to the north east of Paris. Champagne is the most exciting and seductive...

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Burgundy 2018 |First Thoughts

There are so many reasons why I love Burgundy. One of its most endearing qualities is the honesty of the growers in the Côte d’Or. They wear their hearts on their sleeves and will openly tell you about the stresses...

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Tasting Burgundy 2018 | Coffinet-Duvernay, JM Boillot, Comte Armand, Courcel, Bize & Bouley

Day three of our Burgundy tasting trip had much to compete with coming after the previous blow-out day of tasting exceptional wines in the Côtes de Nuits. Luckily, it did not disappoint. Although the weather was not on our side...

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Tasting Burgundy 2018 | Pillot, Sauzet, Drouhin-Laroze, Eugenie, Lambrays

A freezing and rather murky start in Chassagne Montrachet this morning has been transformed by the brightness, freshness and clarity in the wines of Domaine Paul Pillot. Thierry is quick to highlight this warm vintage’s ‘unexpected purity and energy’ and...

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